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Rockabilly Revivalists Turn Back The Clock

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Step into a club with a hot rockabilly band on stage and it’s easy to imagine  that someone has turned back the clock. The music can transport you right back  to those … Continue reading

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Aging Rockabilly Stars Rock On

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rock and roll is getting older. Those young, brash kids that brought their  youthful exuberance to the world with screaming guitars, bashing drums, and  sheer attitude are not so young anymore. While … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Gems Emerge From the Depths of Obscurity

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rockabilly music maintains a level of obscurity as a genre. To those of us  who love rockabilly and listen to lots of rockabilly songs, it’s easy to forget  that many people don’t … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Music Earns a Permanent Place In Rock and Roll History

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It wasn’t always a given, but rockabilly music has earned a permanent spot in  the rock and roll spotlight. Today’s rockabilly acts not only keep the genre  alive, but they keep it … Continue reading

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Rockabilly and Moderation Don’t Mix!

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Some forms of music benefit from a bit of judiciously applied moderation.  Classical music’s ebbs and flows build emotion, tension, and release. Many folk  songs are brilliantly understated and thus work in … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Stretches Across Years and Borders

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It’s hard to believe that it’s been around 60 years since musicians first  began to write, perform and record music that could be labeled “rockabilly.” And  yet, the time has certainly flown … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Essentials: Musicians You Need to Know About

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue If you’re new to rockabilly, or haven’t had much chance to explore the genre,  you may feel lost when the conversation turns to the early idols. If you want to  keep up … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Rages Strong Almost 60 Years Later

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue When Sam Phillips opened up the Memphis Recording Service studios on Union  Street in Memphis, Tennessee and started his own independent record label, Sun  Records, 60 years ago, he could not have … Continue reading

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Why Does Rockabilly Music Move You?

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue If you’re like me, whenever you hear a good rockabilly song, you have to  smile. There’s something about rockabilly that makes you feel good in a way that  no other musical genre … Continue reading

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Five Starday Rockabilly Recordings That You Should Listen To

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Starday Records was mainly a country and western label when the rockabilly  craze hit in 1954. Seeing an opportunity to cash in on the new music craze,  Starday signed many rockabilly artists. … Continue reading

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